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Lama is a 52-year-old married woman with 10 children.

She has a small plantation and grows taro, taamu, yams, bananas, etc., to earn a living. She has been doing this for more than four years.

Lama has requested a loan to buy chemicals, bush knives, weed sprayer, etc. She has been a member of SBPD since 2008. With her profits, she hopes to build a new house for her family.

Additional Information

About SPBD

South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) improves conditions for families living in poverty by providing accessible credit, training, and guidance to help them start, grow and maintain micro-businesses, build assets, finance home improvements, and afford to educate their children. 99% of SPBD’s loans go to women, who can borrow in groups to guarantee one another rather than put up collateral.

About Samoa

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 7
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,960,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Lama to buy chemicals, bush knives, weed sprayer, axe, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2014
Jul 12, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015